What to Expect
A chiropractic visit is similar to other healthcare appointments. After you complete the necessary paperwork, your chiropractor will discuss your symptoms with you and perform a thorough examination, which may include:
Physical examination (vital sign checks, visual exam, listen to heart, abdomen and lungs)
Chiropractic examination (range of motion or flexibility tests, muscle tone and strength tests, reflexes, sports and functionality assessment)
These are not commonly performed by the office.
X-rays: not done as regular treatment protocol, only if the doctor deems necessary
Laboratory analyses: not done as regular treatment protocol, only if the doctor deems necessary
Once your chiropractor has carefully examined you and assessed all the information you've provided, she/he will discuss a treatment plan and administer your first adjustment.
You may also be provided with information and activities that will help you feel better faster, such as
After the examination you will receive treatment.
Treatment includes: chiropractic adjustment, along with soft tissue modalities
You may be sore after your first adjustment for up to a day, the muscles have not been working properly and it is like they had an intense gym workout. Drinking water will help with your healing process.
This office practice evidence based medicine to provide 3 types of care: acute, preventative, and wellness.
1. Acute care = relief from pain & symptoms!
We look for the underlying cause of your health problem and explain what is going on.
Recommend the best care plan for your unique needs to produce the fastest results possible.
Offer chiropractic adjustments, exercises and begin vibration platform and traction therapy.
Educate you on how you can actively participate in your recovery & give nutritional advice when necessary.
Explain the value of chiropractic for post-symptomatic care in order to maintain health and not relapse.
2. Preventative Care
Go towards the underlying cause and prevent this pain from reoccurring.
Abnormal postural correction. Structure determines function, and by improving posture we improve how your body and nervous system works.
Balancing muscles decreasing muscle spasms, trigger points, and muscle tension.
3. Wellness Care
We enhance and educate our patients to achieve his/her highest levels of health
Chiropractic Care is for maintenance of health, prevention of disease and improved quality of life
Prevention is always better than a cure!